Overcome Your Biases and Build a Great Team

Harvard Business Review

When I left my post in Philadelphia to move to London in the Spring 1979 to work as finance director of our troubled UK subsidiary, I was told, “Raj, you don’t know what it’s like,” by Germans, Italians, French, and other European colleagues of mine who assumed that no one other than white American men and possibly white English men (because they spoke the language and made eloquent presentations) had an opportunity to advance to the top rungs of the company.

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